Previous Events

October 2020
“Writing Memoirs and Dismantling Structural Racism,” Webinar- Cornell Club, New York City, October 8, 2020 (Members Only)

“Kinship and Success” Podcast, Book City Roanoke, October 8, 2020
Listen Here (32 minutes)

Roanoke County Library and Book City Roanoke, Conversation About Scholarship Boy, October 13, 2013

September 2020
VCU Friends of the Library, Book Club, September 6, 2020

In conversation with Joel L. Goldstein, Left Bank Books in St. Louis, September 9, 2020
Watch Here (62 minutes)

VCU Cabell Library, In conversation with Jeffrey Blount, September 10, 2020
Watch Here (52 minutes)

Question and Answer Session with Advanced Memoir Class, StoryStudio Chicago / Annette Gendler’s, September 23, 2020

August 2020
Presentation at Adult Sunday School Class, Second Presbyterian Church, August 9, 2020

Author’s Hours, Chautauqua Writers Center, August 20, 2020
Watch Here (72 minutes)

July 2020
Reading with Commonwealth Club of Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) School of the Arts, July 15, 2020

Keynote Speaker, Call Me Mister Conference, Longwood University’s College of Education, July 31, 2020

June 2020
“Larry Palmer Finds Himself” an Interview with Soul Vision Magazine
Read Interview

Larry speaks about racial protests and racial misidentification in an 8 minute clip from an interview with Susan Arnout Smith, a writer and playwright.
Watch Here (8 minutes)

Larry speaks with Rebecca McClanahan in the Kenyon Review on their respective recently released memoirs, Scholarship Boy and In the Key of New York.
Watch Here (10 minutes – Jump to point 23:49 in video)

May 2020
A Virtual, Toast to Scholarship Boy, Readings from Scholarship Boy, May 26, 2020
Watch Here (8 minutes)